Angela Elam

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  • Username: elama
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer Group Staff

Recent Pieces from Angela Elam

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Poet and NAACP Image Award Winner Patricia Smith: Part 1 (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Patricia Smith is the author of eight poetry books and a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion. In part one of this conversation, she reads from INCENDIARY ART, the 2018 ...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Tyehimba Jess (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Pulitzer Prize winner Tyehimba Jess reads from his multi-award winning poetry book, OLIO, delving into the voices of African American creatives in the 19th and early 20th ...
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Kansas Native Ben Lerner reads from his novel The Topeka School (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Kansas native Ben Lerner penned three collections of poetry before turning to fiction. While at the Kansas City Public Library, Lerner reads from his third novel, The Topeka ...
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Inaugural Kansas City 18th & Vine Poet Laureate Glenn North (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

New Letters on the Air features Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Cave Canem fellow shares poetry from his book, CITY ...
Caption: (Photo by Larry D. Moore CC BY-SA 3.0)

Novelist and Essayist Russell Banks (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Novelist, retired Princeton professor, and mountain climber, Russell Banks discusses his recent memoir, VOYAGER. Interviewed by his former student and now fellow novelist, ...
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Poet and Essayist Kathryn Nuernberger (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Poet and essayist Kathryn Nuernberger discusses how she once shied away from being a "woman writer" and why she now embraces it, as she reads from her 2017 essay collection, ...
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Cheers to All the Years (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

CHEERS TO ALL THE YEARS! Before we roar into the 20s, we look back at our decades of publishing magazines, books and radio shows. This compilation program features audio from ...
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December Festivals (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

We feature literature and commentary about the December holiday season from our rich archives. The late Rabbi Gerald Kane discusses the origins of Hanukkah, which inspired ...
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Poet Randall Freisinger: Part 2 (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

A decades-long resident of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Randall Freisinger gives insight into the often wintery world of his surroundings and shares poetry from his 2019 book, ...
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Poet & Essayist Molly Peacock (29:00)
From: New Letters on the Air

Molly Peacock gives an in-depth look into her latest work, THE ANALYST, which traces her decades long journey with her personal psychologist through poetry, as she shares ...